Category Archives: Drama

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Director: Ben Stiller
Writers: Steve Conrad, James Thurber
Stars: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly, Kathryn Hahn, Terence Bernie Hines
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0359950/

A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, he takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

Inside Llewyn Davis

Release 2013

Genre Drama

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Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Stars: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Ethan Phillips, Robin Bartlett
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2042568/

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

Elysium

Release 2013

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Neill Blomkamp
Stars: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1535108/

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.

The Wind Rises

Release 2013

Genre Animation, Biography, Drama, Romance, War

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Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, Stanley Tucci
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2013293/

A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.

Kill Your Darlings

Release 2013

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller

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Director: John Krokidas
Writers: Austin Bunn, John Krokidas
Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall, Jack Huston, Ben Foster
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1311071/

A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.

Veronica Mars

Release 2014

Genre Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Director: John T. Kretchmer, Nick Marck, Michael Fields, Harry Winer, Jason Bloom, Steve Gomer, Guy Norman Bee, Marcos Siega, Sarah Pia Anderson, Mark Piznarski, Rob Thomas
Writers: Rob Thomas, Diane Ruggiero, John Enbom, Phil Klemmer, Dayna Lynne North, Jed Seidel, Cathy Belben, Jonathan Moskin, David Mulei, Russell Smith, Aury Wallington, Robert Hull, Joe Voci
Stars: Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring, Francis Capra, Enrico Colantoni
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0412253/

After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.

Omar

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Thriller

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Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Stars: Adam Bakri, Leem Lubany, Samer Bisharat, Iyad Hoorani, Essam Abu Aabed
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2852406/

A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he's tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier's killing.

The Wolf of Wall Street

Release 2013

Genre Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Director: Martin Scorsese
Writers: Terence Winter, Jordan Belfort
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0993846/

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

2 Guns

Release 2013

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Writers: Blake Masters, Steven Grant
Stars: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Edward James Olmos, Bill Paxton
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1272878/

A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent.

Prisoners

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Denis Villeneuve
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1392214/

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

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